Author Archives: Juan

culture of protest

Greetings, ladies and gentlemen Have you noticed how, recently, a lot of people in many countries take to the streets as soon as they got some problem with the government (or someone else)? Examples: Turkey, Brazil, Egypt, the Zimmerman case. … Continue reading

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suppose an ER doctor has to perform an operation on a person who murdered his wife (an assassination, say), otherwise the person dies.i submit that the doctor is not guilty of murder if he lets the person die, and he … Continue reading

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top 5 rock & roll songs of all time

this top is absolutely objective.any objections to it are bound to be ureasonable: 1.metallica-for whom the bell tolls 2.led zeppelin-when the levee breaks 3.pantera-walk 4.slayer-seasons in the abyss 5.the rolling stones-sittin on a fence

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about movies

1.i remember that in a discussion with hitchcock,truffaut was comparing the way hitchcok shot a scene in one of his movies,and the way the same scene was shot by some american director who remade that movie.the scene was two guys talking … Continue reading

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short story

here is a very short story by Russian writer Daniil Kharms: There lived a redheaded man who had no eyes or ears. He didn’t have hair either, so he was called a redhead arbitrarily. He couldn’t talk because he had … Continue reading

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soccer

Suppose you have cameras, and they stop the game after a goal scored from offside.I don’t think it’s feasible to stop the game after every offside signaling to check if it was really offside.But if the ball goes in the … Continue reading

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